Myths and Facts about Gender Identity and Indiana Civil Rights Protections

Facts and Myths

Myth: Discrimination against transgender people is not a problem in Indiana. FACT: Most transgender Hoosiers report having experienced discrimination in a public accommodation setting. Many have either been fired from their jobs or are fearful of being fired if they disclose their trans status. Many transgender Hoosiers (especially young people)…

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The Teaching Transgender Toolkit

The Teaching Transgender Toolkit is a detailed collection of best practices, lesson plans and resources for those who wish to facilitate trainings about transgender people, identities and experiences. The first of its kind, this book translates the authors’ decades of experience leading transgender-related trainings and educational best practices into a…

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Coming Out and Socially Transitioning for Trans People

Socially Transitioning for Trans People

Downloadable PDF file: Socially Transitioning for Trans People About the Author Skye Brown attended Texas A&M University between 2007 and 2012 during which time they experienced the resiliency of marginalized communities surrounded by oppression and violence. During their enrollment at one of the most homophobic and transphobic institutions in the…

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Trans Pioneer: Marsha P. Johnson

Trans Pioneer Marsha P. Johnson

Pay It No Mind – The Life and Times of Marsha P. Johnson. Thanks to the wisdom of Jimmy Camicia, Richard Morrison, and Larry Mitchell who helped make this documentary possible. Marsha P. Johnson Pronouns: She/her June 27, 1944 – July 6, 1992 This pioneer was a notable transgender rights…

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Indy Pride: History Night – Being Transgender in Indiana

On Wednesday June 10th, Indy Pride presented “Living History: Living Proof. Living Truth. (Being Transgender in Indiana)” for the first-ever Circle City IN Pride History Night. Focusing on the transgender community, History Night at Indy Reads Books featured conversations and readings from C. Michael Woodward, prominent lecturer and author; Marissa…

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Trans 101: Trans-Related Books

Books Reading

Reference guides, memoirs and young adult non-fiction and fiction. Memoirs Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock In this bestselling transgender memoir written by an African American, an extraordinary young woman recounts her coming-of-age. “Undercurrents of strong emotion swirl throughout this well-written…

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Trans 101: Coming Out As Non-Binary (resource guide)

The Binary

A mixture of personal narratives, informative how-to guides, coming out tips and suggestions, useful websites, and materials to share with your family and friends when you’re discussing nonbinary identities, gender, pronouns, nonbinary transition, and coming out. Source: Non-Binary Resources coming out and talking about nonbinary identities “Coming Out: The Plan” from…

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Trans 101: For Significant Others, Partners, Friends, Family, and Allies (SOFFAs) of Trans People

trans 101 for allies

Downloadable PDF file: Trans 101: For Significant Others, Partners, Friends, Family, and Allies (SOFFAs) of Trans People About the Author Skye Brown attended Texas A&M University between 2007 and 2012 during which time they experienced the resiliency of marginalized communities surrounded by oppression and violence. During their enrollment at one…

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